Programs and partners
Constable Kenny Koala
ACT Policing’s Constable Kenny Koala program is designed to educate child care and primary-aged school children on a range of safety messages, and to encourage them to turn to police for help and advice.
Constable Kenny and his handler are available to visit childcare centres, schools and community events free of charge. For more information visit Constable Kenny’s website.
Youth Alcohol and Drug Diversion Programs
The Youth Alcohol and Drug Diversion Programs provide intervention and education to young people who are caught underage drinking. Young offenders who qualify for the program have the opportunity of being referred to a variety of education and treatment options.
ACT Policing is one of the primary stakeholder’s in the Family Violence Intervention Program which focuses on improving the criminal justice system response to family violence.
ACT Policing’s Victims of Crime Team also manages the Family Violence Perpetrators Program, which provides advice on support services for offenders.
Restorative Justice Conferencing
Restorative Justice Conferencing is a joint initiative of ACT Policing and the ACT Government aimed at youth offenders. The initiative allows victims and offenders the opportunity to come together and address the offences that occurred, and determine an appropriate outcome.
Mental Health Community Policing Initiative
The Mental Health Community Policing Initiative is a training program for frontline police officers to help them better recognise, relate and respond to people with mental illness.
Gay and Lesbian Liasion Officers
The Australian Federal Police’s Gay and Lesbian Liaison Officer (GLLO) Network is a volunteer network which helps support individuals and managers within the Australian Federal Police as well as members of the Lesbian, Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) community it serves.
Canberra Police Community Youth Club
ACT Policing supports the Canberra Police Community Youth Club to provide leading and innovative social services and recreational programs for young people and their families across the ACT.
Crime Stoppers is a not-for-profit organisation that allows community members to provide anonymous information about criminal activity to police without being directly involved in the investigation process. You can report online at ACT Crime Stoppers website.
Neighbourhood Watch plays a crucial role in helping to prevent crime in our community by encouraging its members to watch out for, and report suspicious activity to Crime Stoppers or police.
ACT Policing members use the SupportLink Referral Management Service to refer individuals and families seeking support and assistance to a range of local service providers.
White Ribbon Foundation
ACT Policing is a proud supporter of the White Ribbon Foundation which is Australia’s only national, male-lead campaign to end violence against women. ACT Policing supports the White Ribbon Foundation through fundraising events including Men in Uniform stalls for White Ribbon Day